Technology News – Apple, U.S. National Transportation Safety Board, BlackBerry, MetroPCS

Apple resurrects patent claim against Google’s Motorola
Apple asked an appeals court to reinstate a patent-infringement claim based on touchscreen technology. [Read more]

NTSB still looking for cause of Boeing 787 fire
(Reuters) – The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board is examining the certification and testing of the lithium-ion battery system on the Boeing Co 787, but still has not found the root cause of a January fire, the board said on Thursday. The NTSB’s “interim factual report” includes extensive detail on the testing done on the burned battery, but it also made clear that investigators are still a long way from understanding why it happened in the first place. The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration is considering a proposal by Boeing to address the risks of fire aboard the plane. …

BlackBerry: We Have Switchers, Too
BlackBerry says its new Z10 smartphone has been well-received by more than just the BlackBerry faithful.

T-Mobile Planning Job Cuts Ahead of MetroPCS Deal Closure
T-Mobile isn’t officially confirming the timing or scope of the cuts, which are said to be imminent.


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